Try to picture a survival scenario on par with the bleakness of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. Only multiply it by 100 because this story is true. In 1913, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition got lost on the Arctic ice. Nearly a month later, he re-appeared at basecamp as a barely living skeleton. He survived! Illustrated with photos from the expedition.
Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration
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